- Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
National Charity Supports NICE: Judicial Review 11-12/02/09, UK
Medical guidelines on the diagnosis and management of M.E. and chronic fatigue syndrome will be challenged in a judicial review at the Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand, London, 11-12 February 2009.
New UNR center raises hopes for CFS patients
People from across the nation and around the world who suffer from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and other neuroimmune diseases are waiting anxiously for the opening next year of a new medical research center at the University of Nevada, Reno.
Chronic fatigue sufferers to welcome national expert
Most everybody gets sick. So Craig Burgess, a healthy, 43-year-old business owner in 2001, at first wasn’t too concerned when he came down with flu-like symptoms. For days, he battled the achiness and exhaustion that come with the standard influenza, coupled with insomnia and fogginess.
- Savannah Now
Drug firms pump up attention to a ‘disease’
Two drugmakers spent hundreds of millions of dollars last year to raise awareness of a murky illness, helping boost sales of pills recently approved as treatments and drowning out unresolved questions — including whether it’s a real disease at all.
Little evidence complementary medicines work for arthritis: research
Two thirds of complementary medicines used for rheumatoid arthritis and one fifth of those used for osteoarthritis were found to have little or no effect based on available evidence, the Arthritis Research Campaign said.
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Mike McCready Lobbies for Restroom Law
If you follow IBD news, you may already know that there is a movement to pass laws requiring retailers to allow restroom access to people who need it. If you have IBD, you know that finding a public restroom is sometimes impossible, and while asking politely to use the facilities usually works, sometimes it doesn’t. Illinois, Michigan and Texas have passed laws whereby someone can’t be denied restroom access if they produce evidence of a medical condition.
Anxiety and Your Health: IBS and IBD
A stomachache is a common physical symptom of stress and anxiety. Millions of people suffer from gastrointestinal problems, including irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Though they sound similar, these two disorders are quite different in their causes and treatments.